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to get to ocean much faster. narrator: cities throughout southern california converted natural rivers to these concrete channels, part of their storm drain systems. this allowed expanding development without the need for large flood plains. kharaghani: the los angeles river is approximately 51 miles. concrete reduces the size of the river that you need to carry the water because it speeds up the flow of water. if you'd like to remove all the concrete and to have natural system to carry the water to protect you from flooding, you need to have almost one mile on each side of the river set aside for transport of rain. so in order for the city to have use of those lands around the river, concrete made it possible to have minimum land so the water can be carried to the ocean in the fastest possible way. but, unfortunately, because of population growth and poor housekeeping, people are putting a lot of pollutants on the street and the streets are the openings to our stormwater sewer system. in an average year, 4,000 to 5,000 tons of trash ends up in long beach. man: we've created a system t
and destroy fewer communities and fewer lives that way. >> california just took steps to weaken their three strikes and you're out policy. that's a step in the right direction. >> and you also have folks on both sides of the political aisle who are making progress on that. >> but in terms of washington politics it looks to me as if all the blood, sweat and tears of this campaign, all those billions of dollars ended up with the status quo. the republican leadership in washington said the day after the election, "no new revenue, no new taxes." and many conservative activists are not yielding an inch despite the election results. let me play for you an excerpt from a video that was put out by one of the leading conservative activists at the heritage foundation which is sort of the granddaddy of conservative think tanks. >> president obama's re-election is a devastating blow. but it's not a decisive defeat. we are in a war. we're in a war to save this nation. and abandoning our post will condemn it to a future of managed decline. to win this war we must remain committed to fighting president ob
, california. nbc 11. sunny. 64 degrees. nice day there today. as we check our u.s. satellite radar, there's a front stretching from the great lakes all the way down to the gulf coast bringing showers, a big change in temperatures. even a little snow in the upper elevations. look for a lot of wet weather also in the pacific northwest with some mountain snows there. can you see sunshine behind the system. 25 in fargo. look for rain along the east coast later today into tomorrow. ahead of that system though, warmer conditions, snow back through the >>> that's right. we're the pick city. good morning to you. 8:06 now from oakland to san francisco, clear conditions this morning to start. you notice ripples on the bay as winds are picking up. winds will warm us up today. as we head through the afternoon, highs in the 60s. it is 43 in napa. 43 in livermore. the climb continues up to 72 by wednesday. then the rain arrives and cools us off thursday and friday. >> that's your latest weather. i wonder who went to ohio university. ♪ stand up and cheer ♪ stand up and cheer for -- never mind. comin
have for you. pick city of the day. oakland, california. nbc 11. sunny. 64 degrees. nice day there today. as we as we check our u.s. satellite radar. there's a front stretching from the great lakes down to the gulf coast bringing showers, a big change in temperatures, even snow in upper elevations. look for wet weather with some mountain snows there. you can see sunshine behind the system. 25 in fargo it look for rain along the east coast later today into tomorrow. ahead of that system, though, warmer conditions. snow back through the cascades and the wasatch mountains. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> we've got the sun up. mostly clear sky over washington. points west, there is a lot of cloudiness beginning to move in. that's ahead of a front that will bring in some rain likely late tonight and into tomorrow. between now and then, a rapid warm-up. it's chilly now, around 50 degrees, with some patchy fog will which dissipate shortly. later today, up eaper 60s. some showers tonight, then sun tomorrow afternoon, mu
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